Herald Archangel for Andy Manley

Andy Manley, the star and co-creator of The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk, has won one of this year’s Herald Archangels.

The Archangels are given to practitioners who have made an an outstanding contribution to Edinburgh festivals.

The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk has been getting rave five-star reviews and has been delighting audiences – adults and children alike.

‘no matter what age you are, it’s emotional, uplifting and completely unforgettable’
Yasmin Sulaiman, Fest Magazine

‘theatre to be enjoyed across the generations’
Anna Millar, The Arts Journal

‘This show is a masterpiece for children and adults alike’
Heather Doughty, BroadwayBaby

‘perfect performance, perfect direction and ultimately perfect storytelling.’
John Roberts, The Public Reviews

The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk is at Traverse Theatre @ The Scottish Book Trust until Sunday 26th August